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Government officials, scientists and representatives of non-governmental organizations from Thailand and Myanmar met late last month to discuss the joint management of the Mergui...
Phuket, Thailand, 30 Jan 2011
The largely ‘invisible’ role of women in small-scale fisheries must be addressed if policies or development programmes aimed at improving the livelihoods of small...
Siem Reap, Cambodia, 05 Nov 2010
Consumers will benefit from standardized seafood labelsThe first global guidelines for aquaculture certification have been adopted by the Sub-Committee on Aquaculture of the Committee...
Rome/Phuket, 01 Oct 2010
TEN YEAR REVIEW AND LOOK AHEAD AT FAST GROWING SECTORAquaculture has grown over the past decade to where it now provides nearly 50 percent...
21 Sep 2010
Vientiane - The chef of Vientiane's Sticky Fingers restaurant, Sisouphanh Ocampo, who won the cooking competition "Seap laai laai! 2010 – A Celebration of...
the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 17 Sep 2010
Jeju - The Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) has stressed the need for fisheries and aquaculture to be fully incorporated into national climate change strategies...
the Republic of Korea, 08 Sep 2010
Significant changes in land or crop use to be avoidedBangkok ¬ Improvements in agricultural productivity and responsible management of natural resources in support of...
Thailand, 15 Jun 2010
The interplay between land availability, bioenergy production potential, rural development and food security, and the assessment of different bioenergy pathways present crucial areas for...
Thailand, 11 Jun 2010
Thimphu - While the area of forests in the Asia-Pacific region increases, levels of biodiversity are falling as large areas of primary forests continue...
Bhutan, 07 Jun 2010
The Third Executive Forest Policy Short Course is organized by the Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC) and FAO, in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific...
13 Jan 2010